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Illustrator Mariam Tafsiri and Qâjâr inspiration

Mariam Tafsiri is a British-Iranian illustrator, who draws her main inspiration from her Iranian heritage, and especially from Qâjâr art, established by the Qâjâr dynasty that ruled the Persian Empire from 1781 to 1925.In this first interview of our « Civilization » category, Mariam Tafsiri talks about her creative process and her personal relationship with cultural heritage. …

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Nadra exhibition : Morocco captured by the Noorseen collective

« We show Morocco through our eyes, as members of this society. » « انتماءنا للمغرب وكوننا أاعضاء  بفيه نحاول تقديمه برؤيتنا الخاصة » From June 17 to 30, 2021, the Fondation Maison du Maroc, within the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, is exhibiting the fourteen members of the Noorseen collective. The exhibition, entitled Nadra …

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Mesmerizing and inspiring divas

How to define a diva ? The diva embodies an ambiguous personality, sometimes venerated and admired for her presence and artistic genius, sometimes criticized for her demanding nature. At the Institut du monde arabe in Paris, the new exhibition Divas. From Umm Kulthum to Dalida exposes the brilliant, scandalous, poetic and sometimes tragic careers of …

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« From Arabia comes a wonderful fragrance »: incense and perfumes in Arabia from Antiquity to the present day

An article written by Sterenn Le Maguer-Gillon These words from Herodotus [1] sum up the imaginary world associated with southern Arabia, now Yemen, once called « Happy Arabia« , the land where the incense tree grows. Indeed, frankincense, so prized since Antiquity, is the resin from different species of the genus Boswellia, the most famous of which …